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Catherine Taylor and Nicholas Muellner, Co-Directors of the Image Text Ithaca Press and MFA Program, were featured in an article at Aperture, the leading international photography organization, which reports that, "Image Text Ithaca is leading the way in experimental and hybrid image-text photobooks."

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Established through contributions from staff, faculty, and friends of James J. Whalen, Ithaca College’s 6th president, in honor of his 22 years of service to the College.

This award is granted to eligible staff members in a degree program at Ithaca College. The money can be used to pay for books and defray other educational costs. Candidates for the J.J. Staff Scholar Award must be full-time staff members of the College; matriculated in a degree program; have completed at least 60 credit hours toward an undergraduate degree, or pursuing a graduate-level degree, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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 Paula Twomey, DMLL adjunct Spanish instructor, has recently published Great Spanish Art: Write About It! with Teacher’s Discovery.

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Read the Fall 2019 newsletter to learn about student and faculty achievements that include participating in groundbreaking field work and receiving national recognition for their accomplishments, alumni news, new (and retiring) faculty and staff, and more.



Interested in studying abroad at the London Center or somewhere else in the world? Want to spend a semester interning in NYC? It's never too early to start the planning process! Come learn more about your options at our upcoming info sessions and events, and get ready to internationalize your IC experience!

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Are you planning to study abroad in the spring or summer of 2020?  Are you a Pell Grant recipient? If so, consider applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program! The Gilman application cycle for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 early applications recently opened, and the application deadline is October 1, 2019.

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 Al-Anon, the twelve-step group for friends and family members of alcoholics and addicts, is holding weekly meetings at Ithaca College. Meetings are held in the Phillips Room of Muller Chapel every Wednesday from 12:00-12:50pm. The group, officially called the South Hill Higher Ground Al-Anon Family Group, is not affiliated with Ithaca College and is open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the Ithaca community beyond the campus who seek support. The purpose of the meeting is to establish ongoing on-campus support for those who have loved ones contending with addiction. Everything shared by individuals at these meetings will be kept confidential. Free parking is available in the visitor lot near the entrance to campus from 96-B (Danby Road). For more information, contact

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All are welcome to join the presentation:

September 12, 4:00 pm, CNS 112

lin-12/Notch-mediated lateral specification: new insights into the AC/VU decision in C. elegans gonadogenesis”

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The on-campus Food Pantry will be open this week on Tuesday September 10th from 6-7 pm and Friday September 13th from 4-5:30pm. Fall hours will be every Tuesday from 6-7 pm and every Friday from 4-5:30 pm.

The Pantry is located in the DeMotte Room (you can enter by going down the stairs to the left of the information desk in Phillips Hall or by using the back entrance to Phillips Hall closest to the upper quads and near the stairs that go up to the academic quad). The Pantry is open to any and all members of the IC community. There are no qualifications for this program.

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The Institutional Review Board will be holding one more training workshop this semester for faculty, staff, and students.


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We hope you will find the following information helpful. It is a reminder of how to get in touch with our benefit plan providers via phone or website. We encourage you to contact our partners directly whenever you have a question about a claim, want to know more about the services they provide, need a new ID card, etc. 

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A fast-paced, discussion-centered screening of highly provocative selections from the film, interspersed with Q & As facilitated by Professors Jonathan Ablard (History) and Carlos Figueroa (Politics)

Monday, Sept. 16, 7:00 PM, Emerson A & B.

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Join us for the official opening of the first Campus Center Gallery show of the 2019-2020 academic year, Creative Adaptations at Cayuga Nursing!  Attend the reception in the Campus Center Lobby and McDonald Lounge area on the 2nd floor of Campus Center on Monday, September 9th, 11am-2pm.  Snacks and drinks will be provided!

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On Friday evening, an Ithaca College student reported a suspicious individual walking near the Upper Quad residence halls. Public Safety responded and conducted a thorough interior and exterior search of the immediate and surrounding areas with the assistance of other local law enforcement agencies.

While the investigation is continuing and the Public Safety patrol presence is increased for Friday night, there is not believed to be any threat to the campus community.

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Is your Ithaca College laptop getting replaced under the Technology Renewal Program for Fall 2019? If so, we would like to invite you to the Technology Renewal Laptop Fair where Customers can pick up their replacement laptops before their scheduled replacement date!

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Did you know that as an Ithaca College staff member you have access to more than 15 Microsoft applications that can help streamline your productivity, communication, and collaboration? Visit and click on the Office 365 Portal to check out the variety of applications available to you. You can also download Office 365 ProPlus applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneDrive, on up to 5 devices!

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Congratulations to Ian Moore, M.S., who has been promoted to Manager of Student Accessibility Services.  He is taking over the role previously held by KellyAnn Robinson, who has accepted a position at Harvard.  We wish KellyAnn all the best in her new position.


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 Park Distinguished Visitor: JEFF ORLOWSKI

Thursday, September 12th EMERSON SUITES 7:30pm - 9pm

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Nizar Farsakh, Chair of the Board of the Museum of the Palestinian People and Ori Nir from American For Peace Now will be visiting Ithaca College to share their understanding of the origins and current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a shared conversation on Tuesday, September 17th from 7 to 9 PM in Emerson Suites. 

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 Join us this Friday September 6th to celebrate the start of the semester and experience the studio art of this year’s Humanities and Sciences Summer Scholars at the Creative Space Gallery.

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